When you think of a leather wallet, it is no surprise that a conversative, rectangular bi-fold wallet will come into your mind naturally. This is the eventual result from market being saturate with the standard bi-fold design. And it is undeniable that this old, classic bi-fold is the winning formula for everyone.
Obbi Good Label added their version of Bi-Fold Leather Wallet into their Kingsman Collection in 2014 (picture on top). Tweaking the standard to a 4 card slots per side to allow for more card storage in an organized way. It was one of our effort to add new 'flavour' into the old, classic Bi-Fold wallet design.
Today, we advance forward with Obbi Good Label by revitalizing modern vibes and innovative design into a simple bi-fold wallet, with the introduction of OGL Outer Bi-Fold Leather Wallet.
Closely adhered to the basic functions of a classic bi-fold, the iconic feature on the Outer Bi-Fold is that, the bill storage compartment is lay and stitch on the 'outside' of the wallet. The leather is cut a level down with decorative curvature at the center, so that when bills are slot in the compartment, you will see them 'peeking out' at the cut-down curve.
Shape dimensioned at 4" height x 3.5" width, this Outer Bi-Fold wallet can store equal numbers of items, if not more, compare with the classic bi-fold wallets. The internal card slots are place with slot openings inwards to the center. One of the space-saving method frequently employ by Obbi Good Label's creative craftsmen. There is also a stack slot on both inner sides of the wallet for all other cards, receipts, tickets...etc.
This unique design of the Outer Bi-Fold Leather Wallet by Obbi Good Label has created a new facelift to the classic bi-fold design. It is our original design that retains all functions of a standard bi-fold wallet yet creating an ingenious and stylish looking bi-fold leather wallet.
With creativity ready to materialize, we selected the durable vegetable-tanned leathers for this production. We decided that we could produce three colours for this Outer Bi-Fold Wallet, with two of the leathers are tanned with uncommonly seen Dijon Yellow and Sienna Brown. Raven Black leather is for those who would prefer classic and no-frills look.
When the first prototype was made, the Sienna Brown Outer Bi-fold was used for five months and the result was amazing!
The brown leather was smoothen by the constant usage and back-pocket storage, presenting with an outstanding natural grains on the surface, building personal characteristic. With initial oiling using Les Travax Mink Oil, the leather turn dark brown and mink oil nourishment was quickly absorbed. Development of aging patina can be seen evidently at the corners of the wallet. We believe that continual using of this Outer Bi-Fold will yield remarkable outcome.
The new OGL Outer Bi-Fold Leather Wallet is definitely an exceptional wallet in your lifestyle. The three leather colours are used to contrast different walks of life suitable for your preference.
A clip in the workshop showing leather craftsman sewing on Obbi Good Label Outer Bill-Fold Leather Wallet.